It is a colourless, odourless liquid. Glycerine USP Grade is used commercially as a humectant, sweetener, emulsifier, in paints and coatings, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, and food products.



HS Code: 2905

C.A.S number: 56-81-5

Haz class:  N/A

Technical Specifications

Assay (% Glycerine on Anhydrous Basis)
99.7 min
Specific Gravity, 25°C
1.2613 Min
% 0.30 max
Color APHA
10 max
Residue on Ingition, %
0.01 max
Chlorides, pppm 10 max
Chlorides, pppm 10 max
Sulphates, ppm 20 max
Sulphates, ppm 20 max
Chlorinated Compound, ppm as C1
30 max
Fatty Acid & Esters, m1 0.5 N NaOH/g
1 max
Identification by IR
Infrared Spectrum
Identification by GC
Passed test as glycerine
Diethylene Glycol (DEG) and Ethylene Glycol, % wt
DEG and Ethylene Glycol – 0.1 max
Organic impurities, %wt
Individual impurities 0.1 max Sum of all impurities 1.0 max